MIT Technology Review: The Linux Longhorn Challenge
May 14, 2005, 17:00 (9 Talkback[s])
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"For Microsoft, the release of its next operating system, known
as "Longhorn," tentatively scheduled for the holiday season 2006,
will be the culmination of years of effort -- and mark the first
major new operating system for the company since 2001...
"For many in the Linux community, Microsoft's operating system
release is seen as a huge opportunity to poach customers when they
are faced with the decision of buying into the latest Microsoft
vision or exploring alternatives..."